Stories tagged: oregon
Thu., March 22, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Sea lions feast on fragile fish in U.S. Northwest survival war
The 700-pound sea lion blinked in the sun, sniffed the sea air and then lazily shifted to the edge of the truck bed and plopped onto the beach below.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 10:48 a.m.
Oregon teenagers tame wild horses for auction
The Pendleton teenager had signed on with Teens and Oregon Mustangs, a nonprofit that pairs teens and wild horses. Each of the 40 feral horses in the St. Paul Rodeo …
Tue., March 20, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Western-themed town seeks museum to showcase rugged history
The ever-changing history of Sisters is mostly overlooked. Nowhere in the city of 2,000 people is there a museum to preserve and showcase its history. Lukens, a former high school …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
Cougar euthanized after several sightings in Oregon town
Oregon wildlife officials were forced to trap and euthanize a cougar in response to several sightings of the animals in and around the town of Silverton.
Mon., March 19, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Back-door ban: States fight Trump drill plan with local bans
Some coastal states opposed to President Donald Trump’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling off most of the nation’s coastline are fighting back with proposed state laws designed to …
Mon., March 19, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Oregon’s new clean air law provides more info than action
Oregon’s new clean air law will give Oregonians an unprecedented wealth of information about the health risks that factories create by releasing toxic air pollution.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Child finds 65 million year old fossil on Bend field
Her mother, Melissa Vaughan, examined the relic and knew it wasn’t just some dusty rock. It was pearlescent. What Naomi found was an ancient fossil called an ammonite, an extinct …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Disaster Animal Response Team launched in Cannon Beach
Bob Kroll has spent most of his life treating animals in distress. Sometimes that meant working as a veterinarian in an emergency clinic. Other times, it meant treating severe seizures …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 2 p.m.
Former Division I athlete becomes female baseball coach in Oregon
A former Division I college softball player, Kelsey Anchors takes over this spring as the new baseball coach at North Valley High School in Merlin, Oregon.
Sat., March 17, 2018, 1:39 p.m.
Trapped Oregon judge damages courtroom trying to break out
A western Oregon county judge inadvertently locked inside her courtroom caused an estimated $3,000 in damage trying to break out.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Man charged with attempted murder in attack on Afghan
Mohammed Fawad Mohammadi survived the war in his native Afghanistan, where he served as an interpreter for U.S. military forces. Now he is in a hospital, with part of his …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Resigning Oregon senator hits back on sex misconduct claims
Days before an Oregon state senator was due to leave his post over sexual misconduct allegations, the Republican from rural downstate published a newsletter casting himself as a victim of …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
Soldier returns home to surprise wife on anniversary
A soldier gave his wife, an emergency room nurse at Salem Hospital, quite the anniversary gift.
Sat., March 10, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Bend to pay $800,000 to family of man killed by police
The insurance company for the central Oregon city of Bend will pay $800,000 in a settlement agreement with the family of a man shot and killed by a Bend police …
Sat., March 10, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Oregon’s Jackson County library inks deal with historical society
The Jackson County Library District and Southern Oregon Historical Society have formed a partnership that gives Jackson County residents free access to the historical society’s archives.
Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Oregon day care owner gets 21 years for leaving kids to go tanning
A woman who abandoned children at her Bend day care to go tanning has been sentenced to 21 years, four months in prison.
Sat., March 10, 2018
Travel: On the Oregon Coast, bridges lead to the past
Along the Oregon Coast on the Pacific Coast Highway 101, there are 11 historic and beautiful bridges that deserve to be explored and photographed.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Trial begins for Oregon teen suing over lawn mower injury
The civil trial has begun for an Oregon teenager who is suing her father and a lawn mower manufacturer after she lost her left leg when she was a toddler.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Police shoot, wound 40-year-old suspect in Salem
Authorities said a suspect shot by Salem police had backed his pickup into the patrol car of the officer who fired.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Oregon sergeant, not chief, accused of unprofessional comments
Springfield police Chief Rick Lewis has been criticized for comments on the department’s Facebook page that he didn’t make.
Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
State gets roster for primary election, first since Trump
The window for candidates to register for Oregon’s primary elections has closed – a step toward the first general elections in the state since President Donald Trump took office and …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
Oregon sues mogul Steve Wynn, company after sex allegations
The state of Oregon has sued Nevada gambling mogul Steve Wynn and the board of directors of Wynn Resorts Ltd. for allegedly failing to act in the best interests of …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
20-year-old sues Dick’s, Walmart over new gun policies, alleges age discrimination
A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
Dead Steller sea lion washes ashore in Cannon Beach
People gathered this weekend to watch researchers perform a necropsy on a Steller sea lion that was found dead near Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach.
Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
Marion County, Oregon, scales back curbside recycling
Marion County has joined other Oregon communities in scaling back its curbside recycling program.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Oregon lawmakers look ahead to capping greenhouse gases
With the short 2018 legislative session behind them, Oregon politicians are already looking forward to pushing a cap on greenhouse gas emissions during next year’s long session.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
Man sues Oregon strip club where dancer threw bottle at him
A 28-year-old man who says he still has scars on his forehead two years after an adult dancer threw a beer glass at him has filed a lawsuit against her …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Clay-target shooting is a growing high school sport in Oregon, Washington
School shootings over the past couple years frustrate Dale Nelson of Oregon City as much or more than all Americans.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Man charged in Oregon State threat made same claim in 2017
An ex-student accused of threatening a shooting at Oregon State University was on probation for making similar threats last year.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Driver in Oregon double fatal was extremely intoxicated
Authorities say a motorist who caused a September crash that killed both drivers had a blood-alcohol content of 0.57 percent – a life-threatening figure that’s more than seven times the …